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Europe Country High Points

Showing Ben Lostracco's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (7 out of 53, or 13.21%)

RankCountryPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 2)Ascent Date
1.RussiaElbrus18,510Caucasus Mountains2005-08-24
2.GeorgiaShkhara17,037Caucasus Mountains 
3.FranceMont Blanc15,781Alps 
3.ItalyMont Blanc15,781Alps 
5.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa15,203Alps 
6.AzerbaijanBazar Dyuzi14,652Caucasus Mountains 
7.ArmeniaAragats Lerr13,419Caucasus Mountains 
10.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa9662Iberian Peninsula 
11.BulgariaMusala9596Balkan Peninsula 
12.GreeceOlympus9570Balkan Peninsula 
14.AlbaniaKorab9068Balkan Peninsula 
14.MacedoniaKorab9068Balkan Peninsula 
16.KosovoVelika Rudoka8730Balkan Peninsula 
17.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít8707Eastern Europe Ranges 
19.RomaniaMoldoveanu8346Eastern Europe Ranges 
20.MontenegroMaja Kolata8314Balkan Peninsula 
21.PolandRysy-North Peak8199Eastern Europe Ranges2005-09-14 a
22.NorwayGaldhøpiggen8100Scandinavia-European Arctic 
23.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglic7831Balkan Peninsula 
24.Jan MayenBeerenberg7470Scandinavia-European Arctic 
25.SerbiaMidzor7116Balkan Peninsula 
26.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur6923Scandinavia-European Arctic 
27.SwedenKebnekaise6909Scandinavia-European Arctic 
28.UkraineGora Goverla6762Eastern Europe Ranges2005-09-06
29.CroatiaDinara6007Balkan Peninsula 
30.SvalbardNewtontoppen5620Scandinavia-European Arctic 
31.Czech RepublicSněžka5259Eastern Europe Ranges 
32.United KingdomBen Nevis4413Northwest Europe1991-05-25
33.FinlandHálditšohkka4344Scandinavia-European Arctic 
34.IrelandCarrauntoohil3409Northwest Europe2014-09-06
35.HungaryKékes3327Eastern Europe Ranges 
36.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur2894Scandinavia-European Arctic 
37.San MarinoMonte Titano2425Italian Peninsula and Islands1987-06-03
38.BelgiumSignal de Botrange2277Northwest Europe 
39.Isle of ManSnaefell2037Northwest Europe 
40.LuxembourgKneiff1837Northwest Europe 
41.MoldovaBalanesti1411Eastern Europe Ranges 
42.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar1398Iberian Peninsula 
43.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya1132Eastern Europe Ranges 
44.NetherlandsVaalserberg1053Northwest Europe 
45.EstoniaSuur Munamagi1043Eastern Europe Ranges 
46.LatviaGaizinkalns1024Eastern Europe Ranges 
47.LithuaniaAukstojas965Eastern Europe Ranges 
48.MaltaDingli Cliffs830Italian Peninsula and Islands 
49.DenmarkMøllehøj561Northwest Europe 
50.MonacoChemin des Révoires531Alps 
51.JerseyJersey High Point446Northwest Europe 
52.GuernseyLe Moulin374Northwest Europe 
53.Vatican CityVatican Hill256Italian Peninsula and Islands1971-08-15

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List Description

Europe, as defined by this web site, includes all of the Caucasus and all of the Urals, so high points for countries not normally considered "European" (such as Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan) are included. Also note that the highest points of Spain and Portugal are on mid-Atlantic islands, which are classified as part of Africa (the Canaries are clearly offshore from Africa, and other islands are grouped that way to keep them all together).

Many climbers and peakbaggers would likely consider this somewhat arbitrary approach very unsatisfactory. Therefore, an alternate Core Europe Country High Point List has been created that adds the Spain and Portugal high points and removes the peaks in the Greater Caucasus and Arctic islands.

The highest reaches of this list are dominated by the Caucasus and the Alps, by far the highest and most dominant of the ranges of Europe.


     Ginge Fullen Europe High Points List

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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